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Chinese State Media: Blame the U.S. For the Coup in Sudan

HEADLINE TRANSLATION: Who's behind the rebellion in Sudan? (they use the characters 黑手 which means "black hands")

Although the Chinese Foreign Ministry has been largely silent this week about the military coup in Sudan, the country’s largest television broadcaster, CCTV (央视新闻), appears to be framing the story in a way that lays the blame for the collapse of the civilian government squarely at the feet of the United States.

Given that this is CCTV, by far the country’s most influential media outlet, it’s quite likely that the evolving narrative on Sudan that they’re disseminating closely aligns with official thinking in the Foreign Ministry.

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